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01-06-2013, 10:07 PM
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Originally Posted by LeftCoast View Post
No. Under the old CBA, for players under 35 years old (or more correctly under 35 when the contract comes into effect) , if the player retires, the player's salary does not count against the salary cap.
The old CBA means nothing now and if they put the rule about contracts with more than 5 years left on them that's been bandied about for the last few months then the Canucks certainly will be taking on Luongo's cap hit when he retires.

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